Lead Anesthesia Technician, OR - Full-Time, Days, 8 Hours

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Clinical Care
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Southern California Region
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27581 Requisition #

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Lead Anesthesia Technician who:

Responsible for daily anesthesia machine and related equipment maintenance. Assists anesthesia staff with pressure line insertion procedures. Maintains adequate anesthesia related supply inventory. Performs prep work to assist clinical staff and department or unit management with carrying out daily clinical operations. Leads, trains and oversees Anesthesia Technician staff.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Operates autoclaves and other cleaning equipment, in adherence with established policies.
  • Assembles pressure line insertion and monitoring supplies and equipment. Assists physicians during line insertions. Troubleshoots patient monitoring equipment intraoperatively.
  • Tests functionality, stock and calibrates patient monitoring equipment as needed on a daily basis, including capnography monitor equipment, emergency airway carts, laryngoscopes, blades and pediatric carts.
  • Works collaboratively with staff, supervisors and vendors to ensure product quality while minimizing costs.
  • Supports anesthesia and nursing staff with anesthesia setup, invasive lines and monitoring. Oversees training, development and functions of anesthesia technicians.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

 

Education: 

  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
  • Associate's/Technical Degree in nursing or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

 

Work Experience: 

  • Three years technical experience: Preferred

 

Required Licenses/Certifications: 

  • Anesthesia Technician certification: Preferred
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required - American Heart Association 

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